April 1: All Fools’ Day

Read about, April, 1, All Fools’ day, in the Mohawk Valley as reported in NYS historic newspapers in Herkimer and Fulton Counties.

Nia:wen ko:wa, Tehanetorens | Akwesasne Remembers Ray Fadden

The Wampum Chronicles: Nia:wen ko:wa, Tehanetorens | Akwesasne Remembers Ray Fadden by historian and author, Darren Bonaparte.

Mohawk Valley history: March 23, 1909, Little Falls, NY

March 23, 1909: “Busy Times Down the Valley in Digging the Big Canal. The barge canal zone in this city will be a busy place this summer…”

The Wolf Belt from the Wampum Chronicles by Darren Bonaparte

The Wolf Belt

The Wampum Chronicles: The Wolf Belt, The Covenant Chain of Peace and Friendship Returns to Akwesasne by Darren Bonaparte.

A Sailor at Heart | The Life Story of Charles P. Byron

The prelude to the life story of Charles P. Byron begins as one walks through the entrance of the Old St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Mohawk Valley history: March 20

This day in Mohawk Valley history: The Utica Observer on March 20, 1897, Utica, NY. The Big Ditch Flooded.

Design 942, by Glenh L. Saxton, Architect, Minneapolis, Minn.

Mohawk Valley history: March 18, 1911

Hints for prospective house builders in Johnstown, NY, with Design 942, by Glenn L. Saxton, Architect, Minneapolis, Minn.

Kingsborough Elementary that opened its doors as the Fulton County Historical Society Museum in 1973.

Mohawk Valley history: March 16, 1892

Wife of Founder of Leland Stanford University Gave Two a Luxuriously Furnished House For a Year. Her Kindness to an Old Priest. Italian Admirer’s Tribute.

The Two Row Wampum Belt By Darren Bonaparte

The Two Row Wampum Belt

The Wampum Chronicles: The Two Row Wampum Belt: An Akwesasne Tradition of the Vessel and Canoe by historian and author, Darren Bonaparte.

Mohawk Valley history: March 14

This day in Mohawk Valley history: The Observer on March 14, 1913, Utica, NY. Women Prepare Bill for the right to vote.